How to Apply

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On-Campus Graduate Programs

Our graduate enrollment advisors are available to guide you through selecting the program and format that best aligns with your career goals. Once you have determined the program that is right for you, the first step is to access and create an account within the BusinessCAS application portal.

BusinessCAS Account

Visit this link to select your term of interest and begin your application to Miami Herbert Business School. Once you create the account and start the application you may save your information and return to it later. You must use the same login information to apply to any program in BusinessCAS. Please note that it is recommended to use Chrome or Firefox when accessing the BusinessCAS application portal. For the optimum user experience, please visit this link for browser compatibility and other technical requirements.

Each graduate program had a specific start date per year so it is important to select the appropriate term of interest when logging into the application portal. If you do not find your program of interest listed on the program selection page, you may need to login again and confirm that you have selected the correct term for your program. Once you have added the program(s) in which you plan to apply, you will continue into the application.

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Online graduate programs

Miami Online MBA

The online MBA program offers three start dates per year, and no GMAT scores are required to apply. Applicants who apply by the early priority deadline will receive a waived application fee, receive an admissions decision sooner, and have more time to plan for the future. Scholarships are also available for qualified applicants.
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Online Master of Science in Finance

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Deadlines to Consider

Miami Herbert's graduate application deadlines vary depending on the program term in which you are applying. Below is an outline of important deadline dates to consider. Deadlines for our Miami Online MBA and Online Master of Science in Finance differ from the deadlines below, please refer to the program's pages for more information. Keep in mind that the application deadline is the date by when you would need to submit your interest by submitting a completed application form. However, certain application materials such as recommendations, test scores (if applicable), and official transcripts may still be submitted after the deadline date and after your application is received.

Round 1 July 15
Round 2 September 1
Round 3 October 15
 Final Round  December 1
Round 1 October 15
Round 2 December 1
Round 3 January 15
 Final Round  March 1
Round 1 October 15
Round 2 January 15
Round 3 March 1
 Final Round May 1 

*Fall deadline dates for dual-degree programs, executive and professional programs may differ from those listed above. Please connect with your enrollment advisor to confirm the dual-degree, executive, and professional program application timeline. The application deadline for the PhD Program for a Fall starting date is January 5.

Application Criteria

The University of Miami Herbert Business School welcomes applications from individuals that have earned or are in the process of earning an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. The Admission Committee assesses each candidate on a number of dimensions including academic performance and professional leadership experience. We seek students with the intellectual and interpersonal abilities to contribute to the classroom experience, to excel academically, and who possess the leadership potential to succeed.

Personal Statement

The personal statement is a chance for the admission committee to get to know you, your experience and goals, and what you may bring to the program. A personal statement prompt and supplemental essay prompt are provided within the application to help guide you.

Current Resume

The resume (or CV) should outline any current and previous professional and academic achievements that you would like the committee to consider.

Official Academic Transcripts

Unofficial transcripts may be uploaded within the BusinessCAS application in order to expedite the review process. However, official transcripts from all post-secondary attended are required for enrollment.

Official GMAT (or GRE) score

Many full-time graduate business programs will require a GMAT or GRE score for admission. However, this may be submitted after your application is received. The committee may also consider requests to waive the test requirement on a case-by-case basis. Programs that do not require the GMAT or GRE include all Executive MBA program, the Professional MBA, the Master of Science in Leadership, and the Master of International Business.

Letters of Recommendation

The number of recommendations required may vary depending on the program in which you are applying. You will find this information listed within the Program Materials section of the BusinessCAS application. Recommendations are used as a gauge of your academic and professional achievements and managerial and leadership potential. 

International Applicant Criteria

The following supplemental materials may be required for international candidates. Please review the complete details of these requirements within the Program Materials section and contact your enrollment advisor if you have questions.

Academic Evaluation (if applicable)

For those with studies completed outside of the United States, it is necessary to provide an official course-by-course evaluation to confirm completion of a degree equivalent to the U.S. bachelor’s and GPA equivalency. The ICAP service by World Education Services (WES), a partner of BusinessCAS, is recommended but evaluations from other NACES member evaluation services are also accepted.

English Proficiency Exam

International applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit an English language proficiency score report. Miami Herbert Business School accepts the following exams. This requirement may be waived for individuals that have earned a degree in a country where the official language is English. 

TOEFL - Minimum score of 94 / TOEFL code for the University of Miami is: 5815

IELTS - Minimum score of 7.0 / IELTS code for the University of Miami is: 4861

If you have any questions, please contact the Graduate Business Programs team at or by phone at 305-284-2510. You may visit our Enrollment Advisor page to schedule a call for questions specific to your program of interest.